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« Reply #20 on: June 30, 2007 12:19:20 PM »

Ok, so here's my plan... I think... I think I'm going to add two pockets, with military style buttons to keep the crap from spilling out when he throws it in the back of his car. And then maybe had some military/usa applique to front or back (thinking of putting pockets on the sides). That might make it manly enough for him, or at least manly enough and with enough crap he likes on it so he'll carry it. :p
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« Reply #21 on: June 30, 2007 03:04:47 PM »

if hes into the military... they have iron on patches of pin-up girls with airplanes and all sort of things like that. I would add one of two of these to man it up a little bit plus the buttons and all the other good stuff you are adding. Your dad is super lucky. lol. Well good luck and post pictures of your finished project please!
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« Reply #22 on: June 30, 2007 05:21:59 PM »

I think that if it was longer it would appear more "tote-like" and less purse like.
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« Reply #23 on: June 30, 2007 06:22:33 PM »

Your dad will love it!
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« Reply #24 on: July 02, 2007 09:45:49 AM »

I think if you added a flag applique on it or something to make it more American Militaryish. Its an awsome bag but to me with just the designs it may come off as a little bit feminine. Maybe if you could put a navy ship or seal or whatever he likes. Or an eagle. I don't know.
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« Reply #25 on: July 02, 2007 11:01:39 AM »

Thanks for the ideas everyone, I'll post pics as soon as I'm done with it. Cheesy
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« Reply #26 on: July 11, 2007 04:42:48 PM »

I think its great as it is, it looks more nautical plain.

there are things you could do to try to change it but I think then you risk making it too fussy.

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« Reply #27 on: July 11, 2007 04:55:10 PM »

Thank ya! I've looked at a few places but haven't seen any patches I like, so I'm still kind of hung up on it. My luck he'll be here before I finish it. :p
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« Reply #28 on: July 11, 2007 05:56:03 PM »

I'd go with the military buttons around the handles, and maybe paint on a few white stars for it, or if you can get a seal that would work great. any of those things would make it less feminine.
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